Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) – Leadership and Policy Health Science Heroes


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

The need for health sciences professionals has never been greater. With a Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc), you can bolster your credentials and prepare to advance your career. Whether you are an experienced allied health professional or new to the health sciences field, a DHSc degree from Liberty can help take your career to the next level.

By earning your DHSc, you can pursue work in the public and private sectors, academia, and clinical settings. Now is the perfect time to stand out and earn a Doctor of Health Sciences online from Liberty University.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

We know that quality is an important factor when looking at Doctor of Health Science degrees. At Liberty, our courses are taught by talented faculty who have years of experience in the health sciences field. In addition, Liberty is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can be confident that you are receiving a world-class education.

We believe that flexibility shouldn’t be sacrificed for quality. That is why our courses are offered online – so you can focus on the things that matter most. Our online Doctor of Health Sciences allows you to remain committed to your career, community, and family as you further your education. In our Doctor of Health Sciences program, you will also gain hands-on experience through a practicum in your area and an applied doctoral research project – allowing you to turn your knowledge into wisdom.

In our Doctor of Health Sciences degree, you will study an array of topics that can strengthen your knowledge and prepare you for a variety of challenges in the field. Some of the topics you will study include the process of reviewing and critiquing health science literature, risk management, and leadership in health science environments. You will also study cultural competency, ethical issues, and teaching in the health professions.

With a wide offering of electives available for the general specialization, you can pick and choose courses that are aligned with your goals. By completing a practicum and research project, you can apply what you have learned in different settings and gain a deeper understanding of the nuances of the health sciences field.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Doctoral Full Time $595/Credit
Doctoral Part Time $650/Credit

Eligible current and former military service members and their spouses may qualify for a special rate of $300/credit hour (learn more).

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees

Military Tuition Discount

We want to help you find the doctoral degree you want – at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers eligible current and former service members like you or your spouse multiple pathways to earn a doctoral degree for only $300/credit hour. Find out how you can take advantage of this unique opportunity as you work toward your goal of reaching the pinnacle of your profession – for less.